The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has announced several new opportunities for students and professionals across the GCC to acquire the globally certified qualification at special rates if enrolled before 31 July 2014.
BBA and BCOM students can now fast track into the CIMA program by registering for GBP 75 only, saving a total of GBP 353 through exemptions. By registering before 31 July 2014, students attempting the November diet exams can attain their globally accredited title and award of Diploma in Management Accounting qualification by December 2014, the results for which will be released in advanced this year, due to the upgraded syllabus and assessment model being released in January 2015.
Furthermore, MBA students attempting the Master Gateway route, which is an accelerated entry programme to CIMA, can sign up for just GBP 250 instead of GBP 350 and get certified in the Advanced Diploma level with just one paper.
CIMA is also offering a 30 percent discount on its much sought after certificate level in Islamic Finance, which has been awarded Best Education Provider by Global Islamic Finance Awards., where students can receive their certification by sitting for just one exam.
Geetu Ahuja, Head of GCC, CIMA said: “These new opportunities allow students and young professionals to build a strong foundation for a solid career in business and finance. The globally recognized CIMA qualification allows graduates to become part of a global network, improving their employability and earning potential across the world. Students can enrich their career prospects by taking advantage of the limited time offers.”
CIMA has also launched a new practice assessment model starting 2015. This means that the global qualification can be acquired at a pace that best suits the students. With an on-demand objective type questioning of 90 minutes available across all modules at any time of the year and an integrated case study available 4 times a year, students can choose a schedule that is flexible and complements their education needs and professional competencies.